Definition of iodism in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈʌɪədɪz(ə)m/


[mass noun] Medicine
Iodine poisoning, causing thirst, diarrhoea, weakness, and convulsions.
Example sentences
  • When the prolonged administration of iodine or iodides becomes necessary, certain precautions must be observed to prevent the development of iodism.
  • If signs or symptoms of iodism develop during dextrothyroxine therapy, the drug should be discontinued.
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